Bronze statue of VS Acharya to be installed in front of Udupi dist admn complex

Friday, December 28th, 2012
MLA Raghupathi Bhat

Udupi : A bronze statue of late Dr VS Acharya, former minister for higher education and Udupi district minister will come up in front of the Udupi district administration office complex at Manipal next month. Yet another bust of Acharya will be installed in front of the Udupi CMC Office.  Udupi Legislator Raghupathi Bhat has […]

Late Dr. V.S. Acharya memorial function addressed by CM DVS Gowda

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Tumkur: Dr. V.S. Acharya was a rare politician with a straight conduct that the country has ever seen, and he was responsible for my(DVS Gowda’s) catapulting from an ordinary MP to Karnataka CM post, said CM DVS Gowda, unveiling a new brass statue here of Dr. U.S. A. A memorial hall and a statue were […]

State govt wants to ban “made snana”

Friday, February 3rd, 2012
VS Acharya

Bangalore: Karnataka Government is moving in the direction of banning the “made snana”,a ritual of rolling by lower caste people on plantain leaves left by Brahmins after partaking lunch in some temples, Minister for Religious Endowments V S Acharya told the state assembly. “The issues pertain to a belief of people.It is being practised for […]

Dr. V.S. Acharya dismisses B.R. Niranjan from Director’s post

Sunday, January 8th, 2012
VS Acharya

Banglore: The state Government has dismissed B.R. Niranjan, Director of Distant Education(by correspondence) on the charge that he has postponed the annual examinations, for a third time, of its students who are mostly employed. The examination was already postponed twice, in view of mass copying in halls. Having ordered the director’s removal, higher education minister […]

Yeddyurappa to be the next state chief: VS Acharya

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
VS Acharya

Bangalore : Karnataka Higher Education Minister VS Acharya, who has emerged as the front runner for the chief minister”s post on Saturday requested the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership to appoint B S Yeddyurappa, involved in illegal mining scam, as president of the state party unit, after his resignation. Acharya said that the party […]

Retirement pension/benefits for Anganawadi women

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
VS Acharya

Bangalore: The state cabinet has now fixed the retirement age for Anganawadi women workers and assistants at 60, and approved a lump sum of retirement payment, apart from a monthly pension on retirement for life to them. Dr.V.S.Acharya, Minister for Higher Education, announcing the decisions taken today by the cabinet, told press persons later on […]

‘Alva’s Nudisiri’ concludes with conferring award to ten achievers

Monday, November 1st, 2010
‘Alva’s Nudisiri’ concludes

Moodbidri : Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala felicitated ten personalities and conferred ‘Alva’s Nudisiri-Award-2010’ at the valedictory ceremony of three-day Kannada literary and cultural fest Alva’s Nudisiri held at Sundari Ananda Alva Campus of Alva’s Education Foundation on October 31, Sunday. The achievers were felicitated with shawl and a fruits’ bowl, cash prize […]

Iron Ore export will not be permitted: CM

Sunday, August 15th, 2010
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Mangalore August 13: I will not permit iron ore export and illegal mining until I remain as the chief minister of the state, said BS Yeddyurappa. He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for Karnataka Iron Ore Corporation Limited’s new project Raw Material Storage Silos in Panambur on August 13, Friday. The companies will […]

Home minister meets family of police atrocity victim

Thursday, July 29th, 2010
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Mangalore : The honorable state Home Minister VS Acharya visits A J Hospital to enquire the health condition of Shivaram Shetty on July 29, Thursday. Acharya speaks to the family of Shivaram Shetty, who was viciously beaten up the Bantwal police in the rod three days ago. He also said that, the information on the […]